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ADEE - Association for Dental Education in Europe
Special Care Dentistry
The Chairs of the Special Care Dentistry Special Interest Group are Dr Shelagh Thompson (UK) and Dr Alison Dougal (IE)
Aims and Objectives
The aims and objectives of the Special Care Dentistry Special Interest Group are:
To provide an international forum to develop learning and teaching in Special Care Dentistry within dental teams
To promote the inclusion of Special Care Dentistry in undergraduate courses for all members of the dental team
To promote and support development of Special Care Dentistry in postgraduate courses for all members of the dental team
To share educational knowledge and best practice in learning and teaching in Special Care Dentistry and host resources for common use
To develop educational research to provide an evidence base for best practice in learning and scholarship in Special Care Dentistry
Meeting and Activities Szeged 2015
The final meeting of the Special Care Dentistry Special Intersst Group was held at ADEE 2015.
The closing report of the group identifying outcomes achivened and possible areas for future development can be viewed at the following link.
ADEE wishes to acknowledge the dedictaion and work of the SIG leaders Dr Shelagh Thompson (UK) and Dr Alison Dougal (IE) who have ensured that suitable outcomes were generated and shared by the SIG sinces its inception in 2012.
The SIG in Special Care Dentistry has met the initial predetermined objectives and expected outcomes and delivered these within the initial agreed timeframe of 3 years.